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Zooillogix friend Tweet sent us along yet more cool ring tail possum pictures from Crocodile Dundee land. Here is one with a 10-14 day old baby.

Scientists have solved a timeless question that has divided Andrew and myself, more than once leading us to come to blows…And as it turns out, only one species of giant wombat roamed the planet between 2 million and 10,000 years ago, despite evidence that they varied significantly in size. Boo hoo, Andrew. You lose again!…

I met Chris Green on a boat in Lake Titicaca in September, 2007. Immediately we realized that we had something in common…Weird animals, well kinda. For starters, I just write about weird animals, and Chris actually works with them. Also because he lives on Tasmania, he doesn’t really consider the animals he works with weird;…

Fat Animals with Accents

Apparently obesity isn’t just for American’s anymore… make that humans in general. First we have George, the greedy little pig as old British women would call him. This hedgehog was delivered to the Wildlife Aid centre in Leatherhead, England five times heavier than his natural weight. At 5lbs, George is dangerously obese and a testament…

The Australian Rugby team, Western Force 14, is facing serious accusations, possible fines and an eternity being molested by demons in the darkest pits of hell after a recent “bonding” trip to Rottnest Island, a small island off the Western coast of Australia. The players are accused of tormenting and torturing countless small, endangered marsupials…

Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger

The Thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial and lived in Australia, New Guinea and Tasmania. Known as both the Tasmanian Tiger and Tasmanian Wolf, it is believed that thylacines were hunted to extinction in the 20th century. Although sightings are still reported, scientists are skeptical because, for the most part, people are idiots. Sharing…